Local change of mean virtual temperature for the 1000-700 mb layer
Somervell, Willis Lewis, Jr.
Haltiner, George J.
MetadataShow full item record
This paper presents the results of a study of 12 hour local changes in mean virtual temperature of the 1000 - 700 mb layer. The objectives were; first, to obtain easily applicable rules for forecasting local changes in mean virtual temperature under various synoptic conditions with a forecast mean 5000 ft. wind and the existing mean virtual temperature gradient; secondly, to determine quantitatively the effect of such non-advective components as diurnal heating or cooling and exchange of latent heat of condensation on the resulting mean virtual temperature change. Undertaken as the thesis requirement for the degree of Master of Science in Aerology, this paper was prepared at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California during the academic year 1948-1949.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Chen, Yuchun; Chu, Peter C.; Wang, Guihua (2002);The autocorrelation functions of temperature and salinity in the three basins (Ulleung, Japan, and Yamato Basins) of the Japan/East Sea are computed using the U.S. Navy’s Master Oceanographic Observational Dataset for ...
Kempf, Cecil J.; Wosser, Joseph L. (Cambridge, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957-06);An experimental study is made of the temperature of a hot surface required to ignite ethanol-air mixtures of different fuel-air ratios in steady flow. The mixture at a controlled free-stream velocity, density and temperature ...
Bennett, Robert Gordon (Monterey, California; Naval Postgraduate School, 1970-12);This research was concerned with the temperature dependence of thermal neutron flux. In view of the excellent neutron detection capability exhibited by the Lithium Iodide Europium crystal this phosphor was utilized for ...